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NBC
Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
everyone convinced, though. yesterday jack welch, the former chairman and ceo of ge, tweeted unbelievable job numbers. these chicago guys will do anything. can't debate, so change numbers. he's obviously very influential man. when he tweets, people listen. is there any way that these kinds of numbers can be manipulated? >> he tweets, people listen, they retweet, they write about it and we certainly talked about it a lon on cnbc. the fact of the matter is the bureau of labor statistics has been calculating this number since 1948. it's a scientific survey. they poll 140,000 businesses. you definitely have a giant sample here. what some people are saying is a possibility is that the type of businesses sampled were ones that were skewed towards jobs added. those place where is they might have add more part-time workers. we also saw a giant jump in the number of people employed from the age group of 20 to 24. the biggest jump since 1964. some of these businesses that employed more young people being pulled? it's unlikely. it's really an issue of how much data you can actually get
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 4:00am PDT
, thanks. over 7 million cars recalled. is yours one of them? jack welch out at "fortune." starbucks battles mom and pop store starbarks. your early morning celebrity headlines straight ahead. you're watching "early today." >>> i'm lynn berry. right now a strange story involving a boston man arrested at lax during a stop on a flight home from japan. i.c.e. agents say he was wearing a bullet proof vest, flame retardant pants, and carrying a smoke bomb in his luggage. and that's not all. this is just some of what else they allegedly found in his baggage. believe it or not, agents do not think he is a terrorist. an investigation continues. >>> well, this morning the government will issue a warning that thousands of airbags replaced over the last three years could be dangerous counterfeits. you will be able to learn f your model is at risk. just go to safercars.gov. >>> newly released images show what police hope will be a better view of a 10-year-old colorado girl missing since friday. jessica ridgeway was last seen walking to school with her classmates. right there you can see vigils w
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 4:00am EDT
, jack welch. the former head of general electric, a partial partner to this network, will no longer contribute to reuters. the tweet suggested the white house manipulated jobs numbers for political gain. >>> a doggy day care outside of chicago has stepped in it so to speak with the nation's biggest coffee chain. starbucks is asking star barks to change its name and logo to avoid any customer confusion. >>> a new study out of denmark finds that the more expensive running shoes do not prevent injuries or make you run faster. >>> and it's that time of year again. the nieman marcus 2012 christmas catalog is out and it is complete with all the outlandish gifts like his and her diamond studded watches for a cool $1.1 million. bill, that's our christmas gift to each other. >>> coming up, san francisco stays alive, a bountygate update and the space jump will have to wait. >>> plus, the athletics steal game three from the tigers. your sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> i thought my gift to lynn was a nice, beautiful dry day today. that wouldn't last too long. your forecast is coming up
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
were manipulated. after the job numbers came out, former ge ceo jack welch said the government tweaked the numbers on purpose to help the president. the unemployment rate dropped to 7.8% from 8.1% but officials from the bureau of labor statistics say the numbers are almost impossible to manipulate. general electric is the minority shareholder of nbc. >>> a nail polish company with facilities in maryland is set to layoff more than 100 people at the end of the year. the company owned by revlon is closing its beltsville facility. >>> d.c. mayor vincent gray says he is not worried about the 2014 mayoral election focusing instead on his current term. he dismissed a tweet yesterday that said he wouldn't run next election. he is currently under investigation for election fraud but no charges have been filed. gray appeared agitated when asked about the tweet and if he would run in 2014. >> is this based on somebody's opinion that was quoted today in a story? >> reporter: yes apparently. >> i don't know where they get their opinion from. >> i don't know either. >> reporter: are you goin
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 9:00am EDT
the jobs numbers came out former ge ceo jack welch said the government tweaked the numbers on purpose to help the president. the unemployment rate dropped to 7% to 8% from 8.1%. officials from the bureau of laib statistics say the numbers are almost impossible to manipulate. general electric is the minority share holder of nbc. >>> a nail polish company with facilities in maryland is set to layoff more than a hundred people at the end of the year. simple colors owned by revlon is closing the beltsville facility and the company said it would be eliminating 250 jobs as part of a global reorganization. >>> good news for a metro rider this weekend. you don't have to deal with too much track work. crews will only be working on two lines. on the red line trains will single track between judiciary square and fort totten. on the orange line trains share a track between stadium armory and cheverly. the work continues on monday because of the holiday. everything should be back to normal tuesday morning. now to the future of metro and its new fleet of train cars. the transit agency released this
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